Making motorcycles out of naked ladies

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Tasked with promoting this season’s round of the (very domestic) International Motorcycle Show, ad agency IdeaBrand came up with the idea of making motorcycles out of people. Flexible female people, to be exact. A simple idea with complicated execution. Each bike required multiple Yoga instructors, dancers and aerialists, plus makeup artists and the usual photo circus. Each bike took up to 15 hours of work to create, with the models holding the poses for up to two minutes.

Here’s a breakdown of the work required:

- The models at the shoot were dancers, yoga instructors, aerialists and circus performers
- Number of hours each bike shot took from beginning to end:
Harley: 15 hours
Ducati: 18 hours
KTM: 13.5 hours
- Number of air brushers on set: 8
- Number of massage therapists on set: 2
- Maximum amount of time a motorcycle pose was held: 2 minutes
- Minimum: less than 10 seconds
- Hours of behind-the-scenes video footage: 30

The show itself starts next month in Atlanta, before touring around the country. You can find out more at MotorcycleShows.com.

Here’s the gallery link.

  • stefano

    if that lady says “idea” one more time my head will explode. like hers almost did apparently.

  • http://theseironlegs.tumblr.com/ IronLeg

    I assumed this was JT Nesbitt’s next project

  • Erok

    I always do this whenever I have a house full of naked women… So never.

    • http://hellforleathermagazine.com Wes Siler

      You go to the wrong parties. Stop by mine sometime.

  • Kyle

    Tits or gtfo

  • mchale2020

    Could we have a ‘Wat Dat Is?’ with this as well, just maybe in regards to the mechanisms of a woman’s mind?

    I think it would coincide well with the irrational mindset and logic of most women.

  • John

    I want to be part of the moto!!!!!

  • AHA

    Looks like a pro advertising shoot all right. A handful of talented people busting their asses for 14hrs every day and a whole gang of others that sit around on their phones & laptops shovelling up the hospitality.

    • http://twitter.com/metabomber Jesse

      Preach on.

  • carbon

    It’s *hard* to make tepid photos of a gaggle of naked fit females.